Tag: low flow sampling

Solinst Bladder Pumps The Solution In PCE Vertical Distribution Investigation

Download Newsletter Background Gruppo Egeo, the exclusive distributor of Solinst products in Italy, recently worked with a client with very specific groundwater sampling requirements. Their client Tecno Habitat, an engineering company specializing in the environment, has the task of investigating the vertical distribution of tetrachloroethylene (commonly known as PCE) in the groundwater at an abandoned… Continue Reading »

Extensive Groundwater Monitoring Program At Refinery In Australia

HydroTerra, exclusive distributor of Solinst products in Australia, was recently given the task of providing three CMT Multilevel Systems to an alumina refinery in Queensland, Australia. The groundwater monitoring program at the refinery includes monitoring one 7-channel and two 3-channel CMT Systems, and also biannually sampling 90 groundwater monitoring wells located in and around the… Continue Reading »

Deep Groundwater & Dissolved Gas Sampling With Double Valve Pumps

Download Newsletter Sampling groundwater from deep wells is a challenge on its own, but add to that the need for accurate dissolved gas analysis, and the task gets that much harder. Low Flow, Deep Groundwater Sampling HydroTerra, a leading Australian company, and exclusive distributor of Solinst products, provides environmental monitoring solutions. They have developed a… Continue Reading »

Solinst Bladder Pumps Simplify Groundwater Sampling At Ontario Landfill

An environmental monitoring program is an essential part of any successful landfill operation. Monitoring ensures that a landfill is functioning as it should, and that wastes do not migrate off-site or pose potential risks to nearby receptors. Regular environmental reporting ensures that operators comply with the regulations and approvals that govern them. Landfill Technicians Brad… Continue Reading »

Bladder Pumps Exceed Sampling Criteria

A nuclear power facility in England has an extensive groundwater monitoring well network that requires regular sampling. Golder Associates, the project team who developed the network, wished to update their sampling equipment and protocols to improve efficiency, while maintaining accuracy and high safety standards. A set of objectives was defined to help determine the ideal… Continue Reading »

Model 464 Electronic Pump Control Unit

New Product Release From Solinst!

Model 464 Easy-to-Use Electronic Pump Control Unit The New Model 464 Pump Control Unit is designed to work with Solinst Pneumatic Pumps to provide high quality groundwater samples. Very easy to operate 125 psi output Pre-set flow rates Saves up to 99 user-created flow rates Uses 4 AA alkaline batteries, that last for 40,000 drive/vent cycles (100… Continue Reading »

Model 464 Electronic Pump Control Unit

Low Flow Sampling

Low flow purging and sampling involves extracting groundwater at rates comparable to ambient groundwater flow (typically less than 500 ml/min), so that the drawdown of the water level is minimized, and the mixing of stagnant water with water from the screened intake area in a well is reduced. Solinst Bladder Pumps are able to provide flow rates… Continue Reading »

Why Use Bladder Pumps?

We all know that bladder pumps are ideal for obtaining extremely accurate, representative groundwater samples. For this reason site regulators, owners, and consultants rely on bladder pumps for reproducible data that is defensible, time and time again. Although there may be a high initial capital investment, the bladder pump will pay for itself quickly. Only one pump… Continue Reading »